The Study of Plastic Ingestion in Petrels

The Study of Plastic Ingestion in Petrels

May 15, 2013 – It is well known that the Northern Fulmar sea bird ingests plastic from the ocean. Northern Fulmars feed only at sea. Here is a study of Leach’s Storm-petrels and how much plastic is ingested by the bird. The study was conducted in Newfoundland, Canada. The researchers found that 48% of the […]